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Too Soon to Joke About FIFA Arrests? Not in the Caribbean!

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:31:13 +0000

There was also a video featuring a popular local puppet as he spent a night in jail with Jack Warner, a Trinidadian former FIFA vice president who was indicted.


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No Extra Time for FIFA Caribbean Officials as US Justice Department Lays Indictments

Wed, 27 May 2015 23:43:28 +0000

There's a frenzy on Caribbean social media today, following the announcement that the US Department of Justice indicted 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption.


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Station's Rights to Sochi Games Leave Caribbean Viewers in the Dark

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 02:02:27 +0000

Six regional teams are competing in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Caribbean fans would love to cheer them on - but cable providers are blocking the feed.



Rapists Get Off Light in Cayman Islands

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:01:36 +0000

Code Red blogs about “two recent cases reported in regional media [which] demonstrate the extent of the injustice which girls who survive sexual assault face.” Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus



Caribbean: the meaning of identity

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:59:53 +0000

Creative Commess hosts a blog symposium “about Caribbean people, about West Indian people, about our contemporary experiences … ranging through race & identity to culture, mental health to constructs of beauty and more,” with contributions from seven Caribbean bloggers. Written by Nicholas Laughlin · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter...



Caribbean: Caribe Wave 11, the first simulated tsunami alert

Tue, 22 Mar 2011 18:55:33 +0000

On Wednesday, March 23, the first full-scale simulated tsunami alert exercise will take place in 33 countries in the Caribbean to test the effectiveness of alert, monitoring and warning systems (Hashtag on Twitter: EXERCISE – NOT REAL #CW11) . Open Street Map France [Fr] and Crisis Camp Paris [Fr] will...



Latin America, Caribbean: Increase in Food Prices

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 19:53:26 +0000

Bloggings by Boz writes: “The FAO reports that February 2011 was a yet a new high on food prices. This has led to several warnings from organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean including ECLAC [Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean] and the IICA [Inter-American Institute for Cooperation...



Caribbean: Ready for another earthquake?

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:01:03 +0000

As stories and images of devastation pour out of Haiti, bloggers elsewhere in the Caribbean wonder if the earthquake-prone region is ready for the next major tremor.



Cayman Islands: Earthquake Safety

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 20:45:33 +0000

As earthquake tremors are felt in the Cayman Islands, Islas Bellas posts a few safety tips. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (1) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus



Caribbean: New Media & Celebrity Fascination

Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:48:19 +0000

The fascination with celebrities has always been at a fever pitch, but in the current age of new media and consumer-generated content, it’s at an all-time high. While Caribbean bloggers do not tend to overly focus on gossip, they often tune in on the current story at hand.



Bermuda, Cayman Islands: Look Who's Blogging

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 19:34:25 +0000

Bermudian Vexed Bermoothes is surprised to learn that “the Governor of the Cayman Islands has a blog.” Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus



Cayman Islands: Native Tongue

Tue, 09 Jun 2009 13:55:13 +0000

Islas Bellas says “there has been a little bit of a debate going on and around about speaking English while in Cayman.” Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus



Bermuda, Cayman Islands: Referendum

Thu, 21 May 2009 15:03:05 +0000

Bermudian bloggers Vexed Bermoothes and Catch a fire are paying attention to the Cayman Islands’ recently-concluded elections and citizens’ participation in a referendum vote on the country's new constitution. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus



Cayman Islands: Same Old

Thu, 30 Apr 2009 19:56:24 +0000

“This election has the potential to again be nothing more than ousting current politicians who do very little and replacing them with politicians who are entirely incapable of bringing their generalizations to life”: The Cayman Islands’ Blog Man is afraid it's politics as usual for his country's upcoming elections. Written...



Bermuda, Cayman Islands: Freedom of Info

Tue, 24 Feb 2009 19:20:47 +0000

“While Bermuda continues to pay lip service to public access to information, the Cayman Islands forge ahead”: Vexed Bermoothes weighs in. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus